The Mississippi State University Police Department arrested three Starkville residents, including one juvenile, on multiple auto burglary charges Wednesday.
Just over a week after a Germanwings plane crashed into the French Alps, investigators have finished retrieving human remains from the crash site and are now trying to match them with DNA profiles from the 150 people killed -- an arduous task that could leave families waiting for months.
Al-Shabab gunmen attacked a college in northeast Kenya early Thursday, targeting Christians and killing at least 15 people and wounding 60 others, witnesses said. The president said it is now a hostage situation.
A bill that would tighten sanctions for schools that cheat on state tests passed what appeared to be its final hurdles Wednesday in the Mississippi House and Senate, but House members must return Thursday -- after the Senate has already adjourned for the year -- and decide whether to reconsider their vote.
McDonald's said Wednesday it is raising pay for workers at restaurants that the company owns.
A Columbus pastor who accused the city of violating his right to freedom of speech in 2011 has been awarded $10,000-plus.
Less than 24 hours after Robert Harrell's unexpected death, his family has gathered Tuesday in the home where he raised his seven children next to Old Waverly Golf Club.
The company that owns The Pony nightclub is suing Lowndes County in federal court.
Moeshia Clemons is living the high school dream: she's a three-sport athlete, is well liked by her classmates, has excellent grades and is on track to graduate this spring.
Gov. Phil Bryant approved a bill Tuesday that creates a single countywide taxing authority and balances debt payments of the former Oktibbeha County School District and the former Starkville School District after the two systems' July 1 merger.
Officials hailed the launch of construction efforts associated with a transformative Lynn Lane pedestrian and bike path as the epitome of civic tenacity and the power of grassroots volunteerism.
A Golden Triangle educator is among four finalists for the Mississippi 2015 Teacher of the Year award.
Four deserving individuals were recognized for contributions to their respective career fields and Mississippi University for Women by the MUW Alumni Association during the university's recent Homecoming festivities.
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